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Freelance Editor, Fox News Digital 
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resume-library  |  United States  |  

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PARTNER-3Z5E37
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Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
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Description 

Freelance Editor, Fox News Digital

We are looking for a Freelance Editor to be a part of a groundbreaking online news team for and ! You will copy-edit articles written by reporters, responding quickly and precisely to help Fox News Digital break news and cover developing events. You work to ensure the digital news desk produces content that is accurate, fresh and compelling.



_You will be offered the following: Monday thru Fridays, 2pm to 10pm ET_



A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES



* Edit stories with speed and precision, conforming to AP style

* Assist senior editors to ensure that breaking news alerts are sent out quickly and developing stories are updated continuously and accurately

* Monitor wires, social media and internal emails for breaking news and updates to developing stories

* Multitask on tight deadlines in high pressure environment

* Prioritize assignments and meeting deadlines

* Other duties as assigned



WHAT YOU WILL NEED



* 5+ years of Newsroom experience, preferably in a digital breaking news environment

* Experience with metrics platforms like Chartbeat and Omniture

* Prior CMS experience

* Excellent knowledge of SEO

* Ability to write and edit quickly on deadline

* Ability to work in both breaking news and long-term planning deadlines, some holidays required

* Ability/flexibility to work mornings as required

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills

* A positive and collaborative attitude

* Must be self-starter with a strong news judgment and be a team player willing to jump in when needed in breaking news situations

* Proven capability to be creative and think outside the box



NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER



* A Bachelor's or equivalent experience